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for advocating education for girls, for one pakistani journalist it almost cost him his life. joining us now from islamabad, one of pakistan's most prominent journalists, he's the executive editor of gotv. thanks for coming in. i'm glad to see you. i'm glad you survived this assassination attempt. how did you discover this bomb that was under your car? >> that was only a good luck because the driver of my neighbors, he saw it installed under my car with a magnet. he warned my driver there is something under your car please check it. my driver checked it. and he was suspicious because it was a bag. then he informed me, i was preparing myself to go to the office. and i was already informed by the department and some security -- also from the police that i'm under threat and i should be careful. so that's why i informed the bomb disposal squad of the 30, 35 minutes to diffuse the bomb. >> the taliban as you know, has claimed responsibility for wanting to kill you because of your coverage of that young pakistani school girl who was burned badly, flown to britain for treatment a spokesman said, we hav
, education and housing assistance. as referred to as the fiscal cliff. and when it comes to doing something to avoid it, house speaker john boehner bluntly told reporters today, there is a stalemate. for his part, president obama is trying to break that stalemate by asking voters to put more pressure on the republicans. cnn chief white house correspondent jessica yellin and chief political correspondent gloria borger join us right now. gloria, guess i'll start with you. does the president have any leverage? >> he has a lot of leverage right now. i mean, if you look back to the debt ceiling in the summer of 2011, you recall the president was accused of negotiating with himself because it was sort of a time of weakness for him. right now, look, joe, he's just won re-election. 67% of the american public according to our polls believes that there should be a deal that contains a combination of spending cuts and tax increases. more than half of the american public says, you know what, we'd like the taxes on the wealthy to go up. so he does have public opinion on his side. just been re-elected. s
of across the board tax increases for everyone, coupled with cuts in spending like defense, education, health care, and housing assistance. let's go live to our chief white house correspondent jessica yellin with the very latest. jessica? >> reporter: president obama has now personally turned down speaker boehner's opening offer to avert the fiscal cliff. he did it in a tv interview. what does president obama think of speaker boehner's proposal to avert the fiscal cliff? >> unfortunately, the speaker's proposal right now is still out of balance. he talks about $800 billion worth of revenues but says he's going to do that by lowering rates. when you look at the math, it doesn't work. >> reporter: he won't agree to eliminate a tax deduction for contributions to charity. >> every hospital and university and nonfor profit agency across the country would find themselves on the verge of collapse. so that's not a realistic option. >> reporter: but the president didn't say all this to speaker boehner. he said it in an interview on bloomberg tv. the last time the two men spoke was almost a wee
in education, et cetera. i'm joined by gloria borger now. >> how about that et cetera? >> you like the et cetera. they got two very different proposals on the table right now. >> they're speaking past each other. they seem to be really living in different universes or one on mars, one on venus, whatever you want to call it. look, it's very clear. one of the republicans want more entitlement cuts up front. and the democrats want these tax increases on the wealthy up front. the irony here to me watching this is in the long term, the second part of this, everybody seems to know what needs to be done. they know you've got to fix entitlement spending. they know you've got to reform the tax code to make it simpler and to make it fairer. the big problem they've got is how you get from here to there. and right now, in order to get over this hump, they sort of are in the position of putting everything out there on the table and so we now know what the base of each party wants and would applaud. and now they've got to go behind closed doors and figure how they get past january and how they avoid th
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education and health programs. >> reporter: a former senior executive at microsoft now the head of a proposed pot a proposed pot empire. >> what we're doing is creating the adequacategory of premium marijuana, something that doesn't exist until right now. >> reporter: he envisions two dozen shops in washington and eventually colorado. >> what were you more passionate about, marijuana or computers, technology? >> right now marijuana. >> reporter: they still have to license growers and sellers of marijuana products. that could take a year or month. the justice department is only saying it's reviewing legalization laws and has reminded states, in the u.s. government's eyes, pot is illeg illegal. >> the federal government could come in and end this. i hope it doesn't. i hope, obama, if you're listening right now, you have compassion for everybody out here. >> reporter: recognition, even on this day, their new right fragile and uncertain. now, it it may get a little more certain in days to come. colorado before january 5th is supposed to approve, and the governor is going to sign off
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